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    1785 Nova Constellatio Copper, AU58
    Small Date, Crosby 2-A, Finest at NGC

    1785 Nova Constellatio Copper, Pointed Rays, Small Date, Crosby 2-A, W-1885, R.4, AU58 NGC. The Guide Book calls this the 1785 Small, Close Date variety--a conditionally scarce-to-rare type, seemingly more challenging than its R.4 designation. The date numerals are close together (especially 1 and 7), with the 5 skewed left to confirm the Crosby 2-A variety. Attractive remnants of orange mint luster outline the raised elements, while near-Mint State surfaces display only a touch of high-point wear and pleasing, reddish-brown surfaces. A few splashes of deep-brown patina visit the reverse, but no marks of consequence are seen. Crosby 2-A is listed on page 56 of the 2021 Guide Book as its own entry. This near-Mint example is the finest certified by NGC (1/21).
    Ex: Hillyer Ryder; Wayte Raymond; New Netherlands Coin Co., Inc.; Donald G Partrick.

    Coin Index Numbers: (Variety PCGS# 45408, Base PCGS# 823)


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    March, 2021
    17th-18th Wednesday-Thursday
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